Army Graduate Meets Center for Military & Veteran Education Staff at Commencement in Albany, NY

Recent graduate Xavier Wimberly attended Excelsior College’s annual commencement ceremony at the Empire State Plaza on July 8, 2016. The day before, he and his family stopped by the Center for Military... [ read more ]

Center for Military & Veteran Education Participates in VA Hospital Education Fairs

The Center for Military & Veteran Education at Excelsior College recently participated in VA Hospital Education Fairs in Bronx, New York, and Providence, Rhode Island. Bronx, NY Veterans and employees got a... [ read more ]

Excelsior Military Representative Supports Norfolk Naval Station Commencement Event

In May, Center for Military & Veteran Education representative Rosnette Hays was a key support resource in contacting local Excelsior College graduates and coordinating the Norfolk Naval Station graduation. At that commencement... [ read more ]

New Career and Educational Planning Tool “Focus 2” Gets Positive Response

In mid-June, the Office of Career Services launched Focus 2, a self-guided, interactive career and educational online planning tool. This customized tool is available to Excelsior students and alumni free of charge.... [ read more ]

Rocco Reports on HAPS Conference

By Dr. Laurie Rocco, School of Health Sciences Instructional Faculty and 2016 Distinguished Faculty Award Recipient My Excelsior professional development award for 2016 allowed me to attend the 30th Annual Human Anatomy... [ read more ]

Trial and Error Opens Up New Possibilities: CETLA Excellence in Teaching Theme for Summer 2 Term

By Wendy Trevor, PhD, Executive Director Center for Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Assessment (CETLA) This past academic year instructional faculty worked diligently to ensure effective teaching in support of the College’s standards... [ read more ]

Learn More About What Makes Excelsior College Unique: “The Excelsior Difference”

By Emilsen Holguin, Assistant Vice President for Academic Operations and Regulatory Affairs   “The College meets students where they are.” Excelsior College is considered an innovator in higher education. As with other distance learning... [ read more ]

CETLA Excellence in Teaching Theme for Summer 1 Term

By Wendy Trevor, PhD Executive Director Center for Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Assessment (CETLA) Office of Student and Faculty Services Last term we considered how we might individualize our approach to... [ read more ]

Buddy Ray Supports National Guard Conference in Washington

Buddy Ray, military representative, attended the annual conference of the National Guard Association of Washington held in Bremerton, Washington on May 21 at the Kitsap Convention Center. Ray had many guard members visit the... [ read more ]

First SALUTE Induction Planned

The Center for Military Education (CME) will hold its first induction of Excelsior College military and veteran students who have met the academic standards to be a member of the SALUTE Veterans... [ read more ]

Excelsior Forms Partnership with Air Force Program

The Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) has approved Excelsior’s application into the General Education Mobile (GEM) Program. GEM is a partnership between CCAF and regionally accredited institutions that offer freshman/sophomore... [ read more ]

Survey Says: 2015 Faculty Satisfaction Survey Results Announced

By Wendy Trevor, PhD Executive Director Center for Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Assessment (CETLA) Office of Student and Faculty Services The results of the 2015 Faculty Satisfaction are now available. Thank you... [ read more ]

Faculty Needs Assessment Launched: How May We Help to Support Your Work?

This week instructional faculty will be sent a link to complete the Faculty Needs Assessment, a survey created to identify areas in which the College can provide further faculty development and support... [ read more ]

Paludi Edits Book on Prevention and Response to Campus Sexual Assaults

Michele Paludi, assistant dean and director of graduate business programs in the School of Business & Technology, has edited Campus Action against Sexual Assault: Needs, Policies, Procedures, and Training Programs. A practical guide... [ read more ]

Library Updates Look and Feel of Research Guides

By Anita Norton, MLIS Director, Excelsior College Library The Library’s research guides are tools that assist students in becoming familiar with resources in their specific subject areas.  There are a variety of formats... [ read more ]

Center for Military and Veteran Education Supports National Guard Conferences

Barnett Participates in 48th Mississippi National Guard State Conference Center for and Veteran Military Education’s Peter Barnett, military senior academic advisor, attended the 48th annual conference of the Mississippi Noncommissioned Officers Association in... [ read more ]

CME Collaborates with Military Medical Education and Training Campus

Susan Dewan, assistant vice president of the Center for Military and Veteran Education attended a meeting at the Military Medical Education and Training Campus (METC) at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, on April... [ read more ]

Japanese Edition of “The Call to Nursing” Published

“The Call of Nursing: Stories from the Front Lines of Health Care,” which features stories from 23 Excelsior grads, was recently translated into Japanese. The publisher is Nishimura Bookshop and Publisher, located... [ read more ]

CETLA Launches New Faculty Development Resources: FAC 112 and FAC 116

By Wendy Trevor, PhD Executive Director, Center for Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Assessment (CETLA) In addition to FAC 100, the New Faculty Orientation, FAC 114 The Power of Teaching Presence and FAC... [ read more ]

Betschman Honored with Leadership Award

Nicole Betschman, DHed (ABD), MA, CHES, faculty in Excelsior’s School of Health Sciences, was named one of the Top 40 Under 40 honorees for the class of 2016 at East Carolina University. This... [ read more ]

Excelsior Supports CSN Conference

New York Army National Guard Command Sergeants Majors from throughout New York state convened at the Division of Military and Naval Affairs Headquarters the first weekend in April for their annual CSN... [ read more ]

SALUTE Honor Society Induction Planned for July

Excelsior recently became an active member of the SALUTE Honor Society. SALUTE is a veteran and military national honor society to recognize the service, academics, leadership, unity, tribute and excellence exhibited by... [ read more ]